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More Housing in Hacienda Business Park

Original post made by Stacey, Amberwood/Wood Meadows, on Aug 27, 2008

This will interest some...

Web Link

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Workshop - 6:30 p.m.
City Council Chamber
200 Old Bernal, Pleasanton

Notice and Call of Special Meeting - 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter
City Council Chamber Confernce Room
200 Old Bernal, Pleasanton

Review and Discuss Options for the Hacienda Planning Process and Notice and Call of Special Meeting

"At this time Hacienda representatives
and property owners have suggested that a process that would modify and
update the existing PUD Development Plan Design Guidelines and Site Planning Criteria
would accomplish the same result as a Specific Plan while providing for some additional
flexibility in processing site-specific development applications, and they would like that
option to be discussed. Furthermore preliminary development plans for three sites have
been submitted for City review The purpose of this workshop is to present options and
receive Council direction concerning the planning process for Hacienda to encourage feedback
on the submitted plans and to discuss related issues concerning Hacienda BACKGROUND

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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Aug 27, 2008 at 7:52 am

Forgot, here's the link to the staff report: Web Link

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Aug 30, 2008 at 8:53 am

Wow, looks like no one cares!

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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:08 pm

Perhaps that is because people need someone to summarize it for them...

Hey all you "I don't want any more houses built in Pleasanton" people! Where are you?

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Posted by frank
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Aug 31, 2008 at 7:13 pm

They only want to fixate on politically hot-button issues and use the excuse of overcrowding in Pleasanton when it is convenient to do so. 51 BIG MANSIONS IN THE HILLS! OH, MY GOD, PLEASANTON IS RUINED! OVERCROWDING... THE HILLS ARE RUINED... EVERYTHING!!!

Meanwhile, the real issues of overcrowding, traffic, and loading on our schools go on, caused by developments that really DO IMPACT Pleasanton.

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Posted by Jerry
a resident of Oak Hill
on Sep 1, 2008 at 12:13 am

Makes sense. Lets hope the price range will be such that the people working in Hacienda Business Park can afford them....

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Posted by Anna
a resident of California Somerset
on Sep 1, 2008 at 1:06 pm

Many people are hoping hacienda will look like Dublin, high density three and four-story buildings. They want to close some streets and narrow others to increase the available land to cover.

Our schools especially high schools are overcrowded to the point that every new house approved puts additional burden on our schools. The district still wants the development fees but they do not use it to relieve the overcrowding.

Low income senior housing does not produce kids or much traffic, anything else should be stopped.

Is that better Frank and Stacey :-) ?

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Posted by Pete
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 1, 2008 at 3:52 pm

Hacienda is a corporate business park. That means to encourage economic vitality that enhances an alumni mentality to secure a sustainable future. That is why this process would best be presented within an open public forum. Wait for the PW's update on meeting, should be interesting. I am looking ahead to that.

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Posted by Qwerty
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 22, 2008 at 9:26 am

Some of the hills in the area are really ugly. Who would want to pay $$$$$$ for a house with a view of a giant hole in the ground at a rock quarry??

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